Afternoon tea in the Manor Restaurant

Your visit

Eat, shop & stay

Refuel in our restaurant and cafés and find fine wines, great gifts and unique pieces inspired by Waddesdon's art collection in our shops. Our Five Arrows Hotel at the gates of the Manor also offers a great place to stay.

Where to eat

During our Winter Weekends (6 Jan – 18 Mar, 11am-4pm) enjoy a delicious lunch or snack in our family friendly Stables Café and take-away Coffee Bar.

The Manor restaurant re-opens on Wed 21 March. It will also be open for special events including our Family Cookery School, Valentine’s Dinner and Mothering Sunday Afternoon Tea.

All the food served at Waddesdon is made in our kitchens. The menus change with the seasons to reflect the best ingredients available. Our dedicated chefs seek out the finest local suppliers and insist on only the freshest, best-quality produce.

Stables cafe burgers

Fancy a burger?

Stables Café

Open 11am-4pm, weekends only, until Wed 21 March

The Stables Café, near the Woodland Playground, is informal and ideal for families. It’s a short walk from the Manor. Housed inside the old stables, painted in light pastel colours, it’s furnished with Jasper Morrison air chairs giving a contemporary look against the original features. Outdoor seating and blankets are available in the courtyard too.


Stables Menu

Enjoy delicious club sandwiches, burgers, winter warmers, soups and cakes as well as a special children’s menu.

Stables menu PDF >


Stables Courtyard

Hot drinks, soup, baguettes and homemade cakes are all available for take-away

Stables courtyard menu PDF >

Manor shop courtyard coffee bar

Coffee bar

Open 11am-4pm, weekends only, until Wed 21 March

Grab a quick snack, freshly made baguette, slice of cake or a hot drink at our kiosk outside the Manor Shop with covered seating available in the Powerhouse.

Coffee bar menu PDF >

handmade fudge in the stables treaterie

Sweet treats

The Treaterie

Re-opens Wed-Sun from Wed 21 March

Based at the former Stables shop in the Stables courtyard with plenty of inside seating. Indulge in waffles, stick waffles and pancakes freshly made in front of you. You can also find delicious artisan ice creams, cupcakes, macarons, fudge, sweets and hot drinks.

Last orders for Waffles 3pm, Stick Waffles 3pm, Pancakes 3.30pm.

Half-term menu coming soon.

Manor Restaurant

Tea being served in the Manor Restaurant

Currently closed.

Re-opens on Wed 21 March, 10am-5pm, Wed-Sun

Once the Old Servants’ Hall, during our main season (from Wed 21 Mar) the Manor Restaurant offers teas, coffees, breakfast and lunch menus as well as a traditional quintessentially British afternoon tea menu.


Breakfast, morning coffee & cake

Served from 10am to 12pm

The perfect way to start your visit at Waddesdon.

2018 menu coming soon.


Lunch menu

Served from 12pm to 2.30pm

Enjoy a delicious lunch in the Manor Restaurant, with a two and three course set menu option, express menu for those short on time and seasonal à la carte menu.

2018 menu coming soon.


Children's menu

Served from 12pm to 2.30pm

The kid’s get their own menu with burgers, bangers, pizza and delicious desserts.

Children’s lunch menu PDF >


Afternoon tea

Served from 12pm to 4.15pm

Created in-house by Craig, our talented head pâtissier, Afternoon Tea is the perfect way to celebrate your visit to Waddesdon. Treat yourself to a selection of savoury treats and sweet fancies. Make it extra special by adding a glass of Nyetimber English sparkling wine.

2018 menu coming soon.

How to book

We recommend booking a table in the Manor Restaurant to avoid disappointment. Table reservations for morning coffee or lunch should be made over the phone on 01296 820414.

For special events you will need to book and pre-pay, either over the phone or online when booking grounds tickets.

Wines at Waddesdon


Our shops

Find fun and stylish gifts and treats to remember us by.


Manor shop

Open 11am-4pm, Sat-Sun

You’ll find an exclusive range of bespoke jewellery, homeware, scarves, bags, food and more, many of which have been developed exclusively from objects in our collection and exhibitions.


Wine shop

Open 11am-4pm, Sat-Sun

The Rothschild name has long been associated with the world’s greatest wines. Here we stock an unrivalled range of Rothschild wines and outstanding hand-picked guest wines.


Online shop

If you can’t visit us in person then visit our online shop. With a great selection of unique gift boxes, books, stationery and food items. Together with our impressive range of Waddedson own and hand-picked guest wines.

Buy gifts and wine online >

Five Arrows Hotel & restaurant

Make the most of your visit and stay at the boutique Five Arrows Hotel, just a stones throw from the gates of the Manor. Formerly a Victorian coaching inn, now sensitively refurbished, it offers seasonal menus and sixteen individual rooms.

Discover the Five Arrows Hotel >